work with us
Trixie Films is looking for smart, energetic interns to work in our Brooklyn office on various feminist media projects including research, production, and fundraising for our current documentary My So-Called Selfish Life. Positions are open year-round, so please contact us with your availability.
The job: This is a great opportunity to work on documentary production and editing, research, writing, outreach, and other tasks for our current / and / previous projects. Our films are fiscally sponsored 501(c)3 projects.
We’re looking for people interested in feminism, activism and how pop culture informs both – and you do not have to be female. Depending on what we're working on, your day could include research and writing, assisting on shoots, creating video clips, social media outreach, connecting with non-profits, fundraising and a variety of administrative office tasks.
Experience: You must be:
totally proficient in a Mac computer environment
interested in issues around gender
have excellent verbal and written communication skills
be able to navigate a variety of social networking platforms
experience in documentary filmmaking is not essential, but if you are a film/video person, knowledge of Premiere would be great.
also not essential, but being able to work with InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator would be great
Schedule and location: We work with interns year-round and a typical internship runs for 2-3 months. You would work two full days a week, Monday thru Friday, at our Downtown Brooklyn office. We are open to working around your work or school commitments and we offer college credit.
Some things you might do, depending on your skill set and what we’re working on:
work on crowdfunding campaigns
be a production assistant on shoots
transcribe video interviews
data, text, or visual research
edit and upload video clips
a variety of writing tasks
maintain our database and other office tasks as needed
create gifs, graphics and other media
maintain our social media sites on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, YouTube, etc
write and send out our newsletter
schedule and promote screenings for schools, organizations and film festivals
find and develop partnerships with organizations serving young women
Compensation: This is an unpaid internship, and we can offer school credit and a daily stipend for lunch.
To apply: Please get familiar with what we do at Trixie Films, which means poking around the websites for our projects (listed below). Then, email us a resume and a short cover letter about why you’d like to work with us and what excites you about our projects (PDF preferred).